Pandemic Preparedness and Infection Control Plan for Facility Managers

The recent COVID-19 pandemic has the entire world turned inside out and upside down trying to slow the spread. Everyone from businesses to non-profits to individuals are trying to adjust to massive changes caused by the outbreak and never-before-seen infection control mandates. For many businesses, the global pandemic has brought to light a lack of […]

The Evolution of Key Management and Access Control Systems

Traditional key management systems have evolved and are now a small percentage among many options for physical plant access control systems. This is primarily because of the advancements in technology from hard keys and locks to electronic key cards, computerized locking mechanisms, and many other advanced technologies. We’re here today to talk about the evolution […]

5 Things to Know About Elevator Maintenance

Your elevators need to go up and down, your costs to maintain them should not. Putting a maintenance plan and service contract in place for your elevators will ensure optimal safety, decreased liability, and increased budget assurance. Here are the 5 key things to keep in mind when it comes to elevator maintenance. 1. Types […]

5 CORE FUNCTIONS of a Facilities Team

In-house or outsourced, your facility team should be focused on these 5 Core Functions. Preventative Maintenance Also known as “planned maintenance”. Don’t get us started on why it’s important. Preventative Maintenance includes planned or scheduled maintenance services on any part of your facility. Anything from landscaping, to snow removal, to HVAC maintenance, to cleaning can […]

Standard Operating Procedures for On-Demand Work Order Requests

In this blog series, we’re focusing on the topic of creating and maintaining STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES (SOP’s) related to facilities management. Each week we will cover a different area that will all come together to help build and create a full operations manual. Establish Standard Operating Procedures for On-Demand Work Order Requests and communicate the […]

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